SMMT gives cautious welcome to rise in truck registrations


New heavy goods vehicle (HGV) registrations increased by 9.5% in the first three months of 2021, signalling signs of recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The increase saw some 10,064 units registered in the first quarter of the year, up on 2020, although the SMMT cautioned that this follows a weak first quarter in 2020 when lockdown measures introduced partway through March and fluctuations […]